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Flushing Your Summit AT

The Summit AT should be flushed if the printer will not be printing anything for more than 3 days. This prevents ink from clogging the machine.

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equipment to flush Summit AT DTG printer

For this maintenance you will need:

  1. Image Armor flushing solution*
  2. The included set of cleaning cartridges
  3. Syringe with tubular fill tip
  4. Spare maintenance cartridge

*Items available at

  1. First, remove the rubber stoppers from the cleaning cartridges.
    Step One
  2. Fill syringe with flushing solution.
    Step Two
  3. Use syringe to fill the cartridges.
    Step Three
  4. Recap the cleaning cartridges.
    Step Four
  5. Turn the printer on.
    Step Five
  6. Tap the ink icon.
    Step Six
  7. Tap Open Ink Cover icon.
    Step Seven
  8. Insert all cleaning cartridges and close lid.
    Step Eight
  9. Tap Proceed. Then Proceed. Then Yes.
    Step Nine
  10. Press Cartridge Release button. When it displays cartridge cover open message on screen, remove the Maintenance Cartridge.
    Step Ten
  11. Press Cartridge Release button again. When it displays the Insert Maintenance Cartridge message, insert the new maintenance cartridge.
    Step Eleven
  12. Attach syringe to waste line and gently pull one full syringe worth of ink.
    Step Twelve
  13. Detach syringe from waste ink line and place the line back in the waste container.
    Step Thirteen
  14. Tap the Settings icon.
    Step Fourteen
  15. Tap Maintenance.
    Step Fifteen
  16. Tap Heavy Head Cleaning.
    Step Sixteen
  17. Confirm Head Cleaning.
    Step Seventeen
  18. Once Heavy Head Cleaning is completed, repeat process until only clear liquid is coming through waste ink line.
    Step Eighteen
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